Taupo Restaurants - Where to Eat

Taupo is a foodie's paradise, whether you're after a dégustation dinner for two or fish and chips by the lake.  Whatever your occasion, there's a Taupo eatery to suit your taste, and your budget.

Here are a few of the dining options recommended by Taupo DeBretts:

Hash Stack at Savour Cafe

Start off your day at Taupo DeBretts with a cooked breakfast, recharge with a delicious lunch, and don't forget the sweet treats. Open daily from 7.30 am till 1.00 pm. Delicious treats are still available in our cabinet until closing time.

Taupō Restaurants - Bistro Lago's Antarctic Tooth Fish

Situated next door to Taupō Hilton DeBretts, Bistro Lago offers a selection of delicious dishes from the tempting menu, created by executive chef Simon Gault.


You'll find Lone Star conveniently situated on Roberts Street, facing Lake Taupo with breath-taking views of the snow-capped mountains of Tongariro National Park. Lone Star's reputation will surely impress you and your guest's.

Taupo Restaurants - Lotus Thai Money Bags

Lotus Thai has been a favourite amongst Taupo locals for many years. Their Thai chefs are renowned for creating deliciously authentic flavours.

Taupo Restaruants - The Brantry's Port Belly

The Brantry has long been considered one of Taupo's finest restaurants. The award-winning eatery has a reputation for top quality cuisine, a sophisticated wine list, and a superb dining experience.


Ploughmans’ food style is classic with a contemporary feel, and mixes traditional English dishes with Pacific flavoured cuisine.

Taupō Restaurants - The Bistro's Lamb Balls

A new addition to the Taupō dining scene, The Bistro has gained a strong local following by offering a high quality dining experience with affordable prices.


Indian Affair is hands down the best Indian restaurant in town. The menu includes a wide range of traditional and modern dishes at affordable prices.

Taupo Restaurants - Dixie Brown's

Situated on the lakefront, Dixie Brown's is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Enjoy your food outside under a blanket or on the comfy bench seating inside.